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King of Shave preps Facebook app

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Share this post King of Shaves, the shaving brand and e-commerce site, is planning to release a Facebook application in what could be the first ever brand marketing use of the social networking site in this manner. Word leaked out … Continue reading

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Joost launches, expands invites

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Share this post Joost, the online television service from Skype and Kazaa founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, launches today. Current beta testers will now get an unlimited number of invites, after being limited to five till now. A number … Continue reading

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Bebo hires Gambino to take on MySpace

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Share this post Whatever happened to Angel Gambino, she of "MTV 2.0"? Well she's been hired by Bebo to a new position of VP-music. Bebo is interested in rivaling MySpace in the music stakes. Until January this year she was … Continue reading

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Second Lifers avoid TV

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Share this post Over half of Second Life users are watching less TV since becoming memebers of the virtual world, according to a new report. But clearly TV advertisers had better get moving into this new world, because the report … Continue reading

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Mobile screen-saver offers media platform

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Share this postCelltick (the mobile content firm headquartered in London) is to help AIS Thailand (the largest mobile operator in Thailand) to expand its content discovery service, mLive! to reach 8 million subscribers by the end of the year. mLive! … Continue reading

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Bespoke tailor gets 300pc sales rise out of his blog

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Share this post Hugh Macleod, spoke about how he had worked with Thomas Mahon, bespoke Savile Row tailor, to launch English Cut. He says having a blog was much easier to "control the conversation" than going through mainstream media – … Continue reading

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Public Enemy distributes music via mobile

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Share this post Public Enemy’s New Wireless Order: Public Enemy (which pioneered using MP3s) is getting into wireless. On Nov. 28 the group will make the music from its new album, New Whirl Odor, available through wireless phone networks using … Continue reading

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